October 2017

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Ore, alloy prices drop in Asia; Europe firms

Chrome ore and ferro-chrome prices dropped in China on Friday October 13 amid thin trading, after buyers finished securing their raw materials needs.

Transnet works on port recovery plans after storms

South Africa's state-owned freight and logistics company Transnet is working on recovering its terminal facilities in Richards Bay, where exports of manganese and chrome are shipped to Asia and Europe, after severe storms last week.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 13/10: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday October 13:

Tharisa produces record 1.3mln tonnes of chrome concentrate in 2017

South African miner Tharisa has reported record chrome concentrate production of 1.3 million tonnes for the financial year to September 30, 2017.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 09/10: Kobe Steel specifications; Hopkins joins Wogen; batteries webinar

The latest Metal Bulletin news and price analysis to start the North American day on Monday October 9.

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Chrome markets little changed, await China return

Global chrome markets were little changed over the past week amid quiet trading conditions due to the absence of Chinese market participants, who took a week-long break to commemorate their country’s National Day.

Wogen taps Hopkins to spearhead US operations

Wogen Group has widened its global reach with the launch of newly-formed Wogen Resources America.

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Chinese holiday slows market, alloy price lowers amid flat ore market

China’s Golden Week starting at the beginning of October slowed trading activity last week, with alloys seeing lower prices alongside a flat ore market and unchanged European high-carbon ferro-chrome prices, while the USA eased at the upper end of the price spread.